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Ammonia Still Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$68,954 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$1,289

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Ammonia Still Operator is $68,954 a year and $33 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Ammonia Still Operator is between $49,735 and $84,880. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates stills, pumps, and related equipment to extract and refine ammonia from ammonia liquor: adjusts feed valves to regulate flow of liquor and steam to stills and water to condensers and dephlegmator.
  • Reads thermometers and gauges, adjusts valves, and regulates pumps to maintain specified temperatures and pressures to boil off waste vapors (foul vent) and ammonia.
  • Pumps ammonia to saturator for mixing with water to produce liquid ammonia, and pumps ammonia to storage tanks.
  • Pumps waste liquor to sewer.
  • Determines amount of ammonia in waste liquor and water, using titrattion test, and adjusts temperatures and pressures to reduce loss of ammonia.
  • Keeps record of pressures, temperatures, test results, and amount of liquor and steam fed to stills.
  • May produce concentrated ammonia liquor by condensing vapors in water-cooled condensers.
  • Cleans work area, using broom, brushes, and lime.
Ammonia Still Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Chemical Plant and System Operators

Job family population: 30,290

Estimated population of Ammonia Still Operator jobs: 8,008

Rate of error: 4.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$79,937
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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